Creighton Connolly

Creighton completed his BA (Hons) in geography at the University of British Columbia (2006-2010), and in addition completed an undergraduate exchange program in Geography at the National University of Singapore in 2009. This latter experience set the stage for his MA work entitled: 'Singapore is a gold mine': Re-orienting transboundary flows of secondhand electronics, completed in geography at Memorial University of Newfoundland, 2010-2012, under the guidance of Dr. Josh Lepawsky.

Creighton is now at the University of Manchester conducting doctoral research on 'The Environmental politics of bird's nest production in Malaysia and Indonesia's cityscapes' under the supervision of Professors Erik Swyngedouw and Maria Kaika. Additionally, Creighton is an internationally competitive racewalker, and races for Canada at various competitions around the world at the 20km distance.

Research Interests:

Urban political ecology; nature-society relations; actor-network theory; cultural geography; Southeast Asia.

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